How To Delete Multiple Photos On Facebook (What To Do)

Timothy Iyekowa
Timothy Iyekowa - Writer & Editor
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As a frequent user of Facebook, you may have uploaded a lot of pictures, especially from when you were very young.

There may be some pictures you may find inappropriate or even embarrassing to still have on your Facebook profile.

You may want to go ahead and delete all the pictures from your Facebook profile. The question is how do you delete these photos on your Facebook?

In this article, you will learn whether you can delete multiple pictures on Facebook. You will also learn how to delete the pictures on your Facebook profile.

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How To Delete Multiple Photos On Facebook.

Quite unfortunately no feature on Facebook allows you to delete multiple photos.

You cannot mass delete multiple pictures at once on Facebook. The best you can do is delete one photo at a time.

You also have the option to delete photo albums on your Facebook account. See how you can delete pictures on Facebook using different devices.

Delete Facebook Photos On Your Computer

On PC you can use a web browser to take delete any photo on your account. Remember you will not be able to delete multiple photos at once, it’s not possible.

Step 1: Open Facebook

With a web browser of your choice navigate to Facebook web. Upon accessing the website you will have to log in.

When logging in you will have to provide your e-mail address and your password.

Step 2: Open Your Facebook Profile

Click on your Profile picture at the top right corner of the page to access your Facebook profile.

Step 3: Open Your Photos

The next page that appears is your Facebook profile page which contains all your information and every post you have uploaded.

Click on Photos under your profile picture. Click on “Uploads” to access all the photographs you have uploaded.

Step 4: Delete Preferred Photos

Click on the edit option (the pencil icon) that appears when you hover the cursor over a preferred photo.

On the drop-down menu, select Delete photo. Click on “Delete” in the prompt that appears to delete the picture.

You will have to repeat this process for all other pictures you would like to delete.

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Delete Facebook Pictures On Mobile

If you want to delete pictures from the Facebook mobile app, here’s how you can do it from your phone.

Step 1: Open your Facebook

Open your Facebook app on your phone. If you have already logged in, you will be directed straightaway to the News Feed page.

Otherwise, you will have to enter your email address and password to log in.

Step 2: Open Your Profile

Tap on your Profile picture found at the bottom left or the top left depending on whether you use an iPhone or Android. This will direct you to your profile.

Step 3: Go To Photos

Under the “Post” on your profile page, there is a button that allows you to access your Photos. Tap on it. All your uploaded pictures will be displayed.

Step 4: Delete Preferred photos

Open the photo you would like to delete and tap on the three dots at the top right to open the photo menu.

On the menu, tap on “Delete Photo”. Tap on “Delete” again when the prompt appears. You can then repeat this process for as many pictures as you would like to get rid of.

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How To Delete Photo Albums On Facebook

You can also choose to delete Albums on Facebook. Here is how to go about it on different devices.

Delete Facebook Photo Album On PC

After logging in to your account, open your profile. Click on the “Albums” section next to the “Photos” option. 

Select the album you would like to delete and click on the three dots found at the top right corner to open the edit menu.

Click on “Delete. Click on “Delete” again on the prompt that appears to delete the album.

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Delete Facebook Photo Album On Mobile

Since you cannot delete multiple photos at once you’ll be able to delete the Facebook albums on your profile on your iPhone and Android device.

Step 1: Open your Facebook

Open your Facebook app on your phone. If you have already logged in, you will be directed straightaway to the News Feed page.

Otherwise, you will have to enter your email address and password to log in.

Step 2: Open Your Profile

Tap on your Profile picture found at the bottom left or the top left depending on whether you use an iPhone or Android. This will direct you to your profile.

Step 3: Go To Photos

Under the “Post” on your profile page, there is a button that allows you to access your Photos. Tap on it. All your uploaded pictures will be displayed.

After accessing your Photos on the Facebook app, tap on the “Albums” option beside Uploads to open your albums.

Step 4: Delete Preferred Album

For iPhone, tap on “Edit”. Tap “X” at the top corner of the album you would like to delete. Tap “Delete” on the prompt that appears to delete.

For Android, open the album you want to delete and tap on the three dots then tap on “Delete” and confirm delete.

You’ll only be able to delete an Album on your Facebook if you were the one that created it in the first place.

If the Album was created by Facebook you’ll not be able to delete it. An album like Cover photos, Profile pictures, Videos, and Featured photos can’t be deleted.

Conclusion

Facebook is a great hub for memories if you are fond of uploading photos. You may want to delete some pictures after some time.

Unfortunately, no feature allows you to delete multiple photos simultaneously.

Your only choice is to delete photos one after the other. You can also delete albums you have created on Facebook.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I delete multiple photos at once on Facebook?

You cannot delete multiple photos at once on Facebook. You can only delete pictures one after the other.

How do I delete multiple photos on Facebook 2022?

You cannot delete multiple photos at once on Facebook. You can only delete them one after the other.

Why can’t I delete some photos on Facebook?

You cannot delete a post or photo of you that was posted by someone else on Facebook. You have to ask them privately to remove it.

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As a seasoned content writer with 4+ years of experience in consumer technology, Timothy has been a dedicated author and editor at Techvocast.com since its inception. Specializing in addressing user concerns, his articles offer effective solutions for Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac-related issues. Timothy's expertise also extends to crafting content about social media and various applications. Through his daily articles, he consistently aids users in overcoming their technology challenges.
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